Saturday, October 14, 2017 Helping Those Who Have Anxiety, Depression and Self-Harm
Saturday, February 4, 2017 Understanding the Complexity of Legal Issues Facing Survivors of Sex Trafficking!
Saturday Oct 15, 2016 Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care: Sexual Addiction in the Church Using Spiritual Disciplines in Recovery
Have you ever wondered how prevalent sexual addiction is among Christians? Or perhaps you are curious to know what interventions the church uses to help restore people who are addicted to sex? Are the church’s methods compatible or at odds with clinical counseling? What can you do as a helper for either a loved one or a friend who you may believe is struggling with sexual issues such as addiction? And when does a habit become an addiction? The speaker, Jim Alexander, will be answering those questions and more.
Saturday June 18, 2016 "Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Care: Reaching Out to Survivors of Sexual Exploitation Who Identify as LGBT"
Speaker Melissa Ingraham, MA,LMHC,NCC will speak on (1) How trauma affects children/youth in their attachment and life span development (2) Understanding the differences between LGBT and their lifestyles (3) Correct terminology and proper ways to interact with this population and (4) Treatment strategies
Saturday April 16, 2016 "Shifting the Fig Leaf: A History of the Spiritual & Cultural Origins of Our Battle Against Pornography"
Porn is often the portal into sex trafficking for the buyers, traffickers, and survivors. Lisa Thompson, Vice President and Director of Education and Outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, will uncover the critical role porn plays in sex trafficking.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 "Good News About Shame: Healing the Emotional Wound of Trauma"
Shame noun | \ˈshām\ :The painful feeling of having done or experienced something dishonorable, improper, or foolish, etc.
"Shame causes you to hide. And that is a problem. Because the more we hide, the harder it is to be known. And we have to be known in order to connect [with others]." - Donald Miller, Scary Close
Presenter: Curt Thompson, M.D. author of Anatomy of the Soul, http://www.beingknown.com The Gospel According to Neuroscience